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The National Park Service has added three more Florida locations to its National Register of Historic Places.  One of those sites is in St. Augustine.

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Two months away from home in a highly competitive environment that is fueled by money, power and booze and in which careers are made or broken based on relationships built mainly after hours.

El Faro hull underwater
The National Transportation Safety Board

A month after the U.S. Coast Guard released its final report on the sinking of cargo freighter El Faro, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said he plans to file legislation.

But Nelson isn’t clear on exactly when or what kinds of measures he’d like to see implemented legislatively for a safer shipping industry.


Motorists using the Baymeadows Road at Interstate 95 will likely face some delays this weekend.

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St. Augustine residents are being warned of another round of King Tides that could cause flooding in low lying areas.

Judge Denies Corrine Brown's Latest Request For Sentencing Delay

Nov 3, 2017
Corrine Brown
U.S. House of Representatives

Judge Timothy Corrigan signed an order Friday morning denying former Congresswoman Corrine Brown's second request to delay her sentencing on a conviction on multiple counts of fraud and other charges.

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A federal Food and Drug Administration advisory committee Wednesday recommended approval of a new injectable treatment for opioid addiction.

One Jacksonville addiction specialist participated in the drug trial that the panel examined data from.

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Dave Chapman and dozens of other long-time organic farmers packed a meeting of the National Organic Standards board in Jacksonville.


Our News4Jax partner has learned that a Jacksonville law school has been told it needs to make improvements to its academic programs or risk facing penalties related to its accreditation.

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A solar cooperative that promises to bring the price of panels down 30 percent through bulk-buying has suspended plans to expand in Duval County.

Co-op organizers say a move by JEA to lower residential subsidies for excess solar power makes it economically unfeasible.